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Posted on: July 23, 2023

[ARCHIVED] Storm Surge: A Threat to Life and Property

Storm water rising above sea level, also known as a Storm Surge.

Storm surge is one of the largest threats to life and property during a hurricane. Understanding storm surge can save your life. “Storm surge is an abnormal rise of water generated by a storm over and above the predicted astronomical tide”.(we can leave this or take it out as it is stated in the attached link).  Storm surge is what creates the flooding that is experienced every time a significant storm comes to town. Our beautiful community has several areas that are at risk of moderate to severe flooding. The attached link can save your life and empower you with the knowledge of safety and security.

More Information via NHC/NOAA
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